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Two who shielded $3.8M in income in tax evasion case sentenced

April 30, 2021, 7:53pm Northwest

PORTLAND (AP) — An Oregon City couple who shielded more than $3.8 million in income in a tax evasion case will serve more than three years of probation. Read story

FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, smoke rises as police clash with protester during a Black Lives Matter protest near the Seattle Police East Precinct headquarters in Seattle. A Seattle police sergeant who drove an unmarked SUV on to a sidewalk toward protesters during last summer's demonstrations violated the department's policy "to preserve life and safety," a police oversight agency said in a report released Friday, April 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Police watchdog says Seattle officer’s actions were dangerous

FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, smoke rises as police clash with protester during a Black Lives Matter protest near the Seattle Police East Precinct headquarters in Seattle. A Seattle police sergeant who drove an unmarked SUV on to a sidewalk toward protesters during last summer's demonstrations violated the department's policy "to preserve life and safety," a police oversight agency said in a report released Friday, April 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 30, 2021, 12:31pm Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police sergeant who drove an unmarked SUV onto a sidewalk toward protesters during last summer's demonstrations violated the department's policy to preserve life and safety, a police oversight agency said in a report released Friday. Read story

Ventilation is key to school safety during the pandemic. How are Washington schools refreshing classroom air?

April 30, 2021, 9:30am Latest News

As Washington schools reopen to more students, one concern at top of mind for many families and teachers is this: How are schools ventilating classrooms to reduce the chance of spreading COVID-19? Read story

Pedestrian dies after being struck by train in Monroe

April 30, 2021, 8:44am Northwest

MONROE, Wash. (AP) — A pedestrian was struck by a train and killed Friday morning in downtown Monroe, officials said. Read story

FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, young salmon that have been transported by tanker truck from the Coleman National Fish hatchery are loaded into a floating net suspended on a pontoon barge at Mare Island, Calif. California officials will again truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley agricultural region to the Pacific Ocean because projected river conditions show that the waterways the fish use to travel downstream will be historically low and warm due to increasing drought.

California trucks salmon to Pacific; low river levels blamed

FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, young salmon that have been transported by tanker truck from the Coleman National Fish hatchery are loaded into a floating net suspended on a pontoon barge at Mare Island, Calif. California officials will again truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley agricultural region to the Pacific Ocean because projected river conditions show that the waterways the fish use to travel downstream will be historically low and warm due to increasing drought.

April 30, 2021, 8:32am Northwest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials will again truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley agricultural region to the Pacific Ocean because projected river conditions show that the waterways the fish use to travel downstream will be historically low and warm due to… Read story

Mother of slain man sues Seattle over handling of CHOP

April 30, 2021, 7:37am Northwest

SEATTLE — The mother of a 19-year-old Seattle man fatally shot during last summer’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against the city. Read story

Man with Alzheimer’s who left Oregon care facility found dead

April 30, 2021, 7:37am Northwest

PORTLAND — The body of a man with Alzheimer’s has been found less than two days after he was reported missing from an assisted living facility in Forest Grove. Read story

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the expected nomination of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

Sen. Cantwell’s bill would spend $2.5 billion to remove train crossings

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the expected nomination of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

April 30, 2021, 7:36am Northwest

The federal government would distribute $500 million a year from 2022 until 2026 for projects that separate trains from other travelers, in legislation filed by Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. Read story

Portland police investigate veiled death threat against Mayor Ted Wheeler

April 30, 2021, 7:35am Northwest

PORTLAND — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s latest call for police and fellow Portlanders to aggressively crack down on a small group of destructive demonstrators has angered left-leaning critics, rankled civil rights groups and now led to at least one veiled public death threat. Read story

Gonzaga president ‘not yet convinced’ on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines

April 30, 2021, 7:35am Latest News

SPOKANE — Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh said Thursday he is “not yet convinced” on the idea of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for the university. Read story